Police Drones

An aerial shot taken of the Heath, above, and Kornel Flint with his drone device Credit: @manandhisdrone Published: 2 June, 2016 By WILLIAM McLENNAN FLYING enthusiasts hoping to capture the majesty of Hampstead Heath with cameras mounted on “drones” have been grounded by the police – and incorrectly accused of breaking the law.  The practice […]

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Grand Rapids police are reminding the public of the Federal Aviation Administration’s rules for operating drones after confiscating an unmanned aerial vehicle this week. On Tuesday, police saw two men operating a drone in the area of Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital and determined that they did not have permission to fly […]

The brother of a man killed alongside Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone strike has asked for police to investigate his death. Muhammad Azam, a Pakistani citizen, was driving Mansour from the Pakistan-Iran border to Quetta, in Pakistan, when a drone destroyed the car and killed both men. Previously branded “an […]

A Donington farmer would like to see Lincolnshire Police using drones in the fight against crime, including hare coursing. Several forces are trialling airborne camera drones, using them in searches for missing people and “scene captures” of serious incidents. A drone in use by Sussex and Surrey Police. Farmer Chris Wray, chairman of Holland County […]

Updated: May 24, 2016 – 11:05 PM The Dutch National Police are training eagles to keep illegal drones out of the sky. The birds train for at least a year to track and capture drones. And with flight speeds up to 80 miles per hour drones can’t escape the eagles’ talons. The trainers say the […]

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City police are now using drones for certain investigations. Sgt. Patrick Rauzi is one of a few select people who can run the department’s drone. He said they recently got approval for provisional accreditation and have used it in three investigations, but they’re being very careful about which ones. “We […]

The Dutch National Police Agency’s newest recruits have wings — and and an appetite for drones. Hunter the bald eagle, shown in action in the video above, is the world’s first bird trained to take down drones that cause trouble in the sky. Hunter the bald eagle is the world’s first bird trained to take […]

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